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Summerfest in a Small Town

As the days get even longer, we find ourselves growing even closer to this year’s Summerfest in Pittsboro, NC! This year, join us as we sponsor the second annual celebration of summertime festivities. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 1st from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. in downtown Pittsboro, at 8 Hillsboro Street. Keep this annual tradition going!

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A Day at Celebrity Dairy

Take a break from the pace of the city and enjoy all the comforts of home at Celebrity Dairy. As a 300-acre dairy in rural Chatham County, you are surrounded by a plethora of homemade products, ranging from pastries, to preserves, to soaps. Their products and services are perfect for a variety of events and occasions for a “staycation” or welcoming guests to the Siler City area.

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Open Studio in Fearrington Village

When it comes to lodging, dining, shopping and spa treatments, Fearrington Village has your list covered. What you may not know is that Fearrington Village is called home to many local artists and their studios. This month, artists will be opening the doors to their very own studios to invite you to see their creativity at work for free. From Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, we hope to see you with your own new piece of art!

Within this guide to Fearrington Village’s Open Studio Tour, find some useful tips for purchasing your first piece!

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Bringing the Heat to the Season

A few weeks ago, you read about many of the fall festivals that are taking place in the Chatham County area. This week, we hope you are gearing up your anticipation and palate for the 10th Annual Pepperfest! Located at Briar Chapel’s Meadow Park in Chapel Hill on Sunday, September 24 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., there is plenty of time left to plan your visit.

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Fall is for Festivals

What two words go together better than “fall” and “festival?” This month, experience all of the fall excitement through many of the fall festivals taking place in Chatham County. If fall is your favorite time of year, there is no shortness of celebration happening here!

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Jordan Lake Skywatching

Skywatching 101

Maybe you’ve tried bird watching or stargazing, but have you ever tried skywatching? The Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and Morehead Planetarium are partnering up to offer you an unparalleled, stellar experience! With free sessions being offered every month, this event is sure to be an “out of this world” opportunity!

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A New Orleans Mardi Gras in Siler City

Mardi Gras

If you are not spending your Mardi Gras holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana, spend the day celebrating local Chatham County arts. On Saturday, February 25 from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., the NC Arts Incubator invites you to join them for a fundraiser dinner event for the Siler City Downtown Music Series!

The fundraiser will be hosted at Siler City’s new hit restaurant, Peppercorn, giving you a chance to experience the venue for one of its first events.

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It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Chatham County

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The holidays are upon us- a time for loved ones, for celebration, for shopping and for remembering everything that we are thankful for. With guests in town and the children out of school, make your holiday season one to remember by celebrating it right here at home, in Chatham County. Like the carol says, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.”

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Celebrate Your Family’s Story

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The month of November is National Family Stories Month, making the next four weeks a great opportunity to connect back to you and your family’s roots. Although your family’s cultural background may extend across the globe, Chatham County will be offering activities throughout the month to celebrate these backgrounds and heritages right here at home.

No matter your cultural background, challenge yourself to take a step outside of your comfort zone by embracing new experiences and cultures!

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Spend a Saturday in Briar Chapel

Briar Chapel, Raleigh, North Carolina

Briar Chapel, Raleigh, North Carolina

Get in tune with Briar Chapel’s 2nd Saturday Summer Concerts! Spend Saturday, August 13 in Great Meadow Park for Briar Chapel’s Music in the Meadow summer concert. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. enjoy The Swingin’ Richards for a night of music, fun and food.

Located just south of Chapel Hill on 15/501 at 1342 Briar Chapel Parkway Chapel Hill, NC, 27516, Briar Chapel welcomes you to take a tour of their award-winning green homes, custom homes and ranch-style villas.

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